benzocaine/antipyrine (Discontinued)

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Dosing & Uses

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Dosage Forms & Strengths

benzocaine/antipyrine

otic solution

  • (54mg/14mg)/mL
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Removal of Cerumen

2-4 gtt in ear TID PRN for 2-3 days to help detach cerumen from wall of canal

Acute Otitis Media

Fill canal with solution; moisten cotton pledget with solution and insert into meatus

Dosage Forms & Strengths

benzocaine/antipyrine

otic solution

  • (54mg/14mg)/mL
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Removal of Cerumen

2-4 gtts in ear TID PRN for 2-3 days to help detach cerumen from wall of canal

Acute Otitis Media

Fill canal with solution; moisten cotton pledget with solution, insert into meatus

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            Adverse Effects

            Frequency Not Defined

            Local hypersensitivity reaction

            Temporary stinging/burning in ear canal

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            Warnings

            Contraindications

            Sensitivity to either agent, perforated tympanic membrane

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            Pregnancy & Lactation

            Pregnancy Category: C

            Lactation: excretion in milk unknown; use with caution

            Pregnancy Categories

            A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

            B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

            C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

            D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

            X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

            NA:Information not available.

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            Pharmacology

            Mechanism of Action

            Antipyrine elicits analgesic properties

            Benzocaine is a local anesthetic agent

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            Administration

            Instructions

            May use for drying ear canal or relieving discomfort

            May repeat q1-2hr until pain and congestion relieved

            A saturated cotton pledgett may be inserted into meatus

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